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Kathleen Rice, the Nassau County district attorney, and Bruce Blakeman, a former presiding officer of the Nassau County Legislature, are locked in a spirited fight for the 4th Congressional District seat now held by U.S. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, a Democrat from Mineola. more
Michael Montesano, a Republican from Glen Head, has represented the 15th Assembly District since winning a special election in February 2010. more
The Edward J. Speno Lodge 2568, East Meadow’s local chapter of the Order Sons of Italy, has decided to disband after nearly 30 years in the community. more
Sisters Emily and Alison Carman said they had long noticed Robbie Twible, an eighth-grader at W.T. Clarke Middle School who has a rare, debilitating skin disease, walking through school hallways. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a statewide Ebola plan on Oct. 16 that called for the coordination of health care, Port Authority and Metropolitan Transportation Authority workers to combat a potential spread of the Ebola virus should it cross New York’s borders. He also designated eight hospitals, including Long Island’s North Shore-LIJ, in Nassau County, and Stony Brook University Hospital, in Suffolk, to act as regional centers for treating patients with Ebola. more
Halloween is a season of creativity. The late October holiday affords people the opportunity to craft original and elaborate costumes. Many choose iconic, well-known characters. Others gain inspiration from pop culture. more
W.T. Clarke High School students rolled the dice this year for their annual Homecoming parade, which took place at halftime of last Saturday’s varsity football game against Valley Stream South. more
Second of two parts. In the predawn darkness on a lonesome January day this year, Long Island Coalition for the Homeless volunteers were out amid a cold snap so harsh that it numbed hands and froze eyelashes, scouring the streets for the homeless. Greta Guarton was among them. more
Control of the New York State Senate is up for grabs this year, and the results in one or two races could make a difference. Kemp Hannon, the long-time senator in the 6th District, which spans from Garden City to Farmingdale, says Republican control is key to protecting Long Island’s interests. more
New York State Senate candidate Michael Venditto, a Republican from Massapequa, is running for the 8th Senate District seat vacated by Charles Fuschillo Jr., a Merrick Republican, in January. Venditto’s one-time opponent, David Denenberg, a Democrat from Merrick, recently dropped out of the race amid civil fraud charges leveled at him by his former law firm, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron. The Herald asked Venditto to speak about the issues. more
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